1950's Pop Culture: ''Howdy Doody'' - April 6, 1951
, Howdy Doody
, National Broadcasting Company
, NBC Television Network
, Classic Television
An episode of the masterpoxen 1950's Children's TV show "Howdy Doody", originally aired April 6, 1951. In this episode, the gang searches for an Oil Well. This episode also features original commercials and Network ID, plus lots of comedy, puppets and the "Howdy Doody Old Time Movie".
Run time 29:36Production Company National Broadcasting CompanyAudio/Visual Sound, Black and White
Not bad, though clearly a light childrens show.
February 21, 2010
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May 12, 2009
The Mystery Periscope
Very nice picture and sound on this great old Kinescope fifties relic! I remember watching the Howdy Doody show live back in those days, so that likely dates me as ancient. Easy, pleasant, nostalgic, fun viewing. Gee, I wonder if that keen Howdy Doody Mystery Periscope is still available for 25 cents and a Halo Shampoo boxtop?